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Ukrainian crisis likely a factor in Chinese Foreign Minister’s visit to India

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi's visit has triggered much speculation on Chinese intent within India. PHOTO: AFP
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NEW DELHI - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in India on Thursday (March 24) in what is widely seen here as an effort to reach out to New Delhi amid the Ukraine crisis and the uncertainty caused by rising tensions between Russia and the West.

Mr Wang is supposed to hold talks with his Indian counterpart and other top officials on Friday.

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